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Ancho bonfire chilli

This bonfire night beef chilli is a great winter warmer to have before going out to watch the fireworks. The ancho chilli paste gives this dish a lovely spicy hit. You can also serve it with nachos, tortillas or tacos to mix things up.

  • 2.75 Star
  • Timer Prep 15 min
    Cook 40 min
  • Chef hat Medium


Purée the garlic cloves.

And the rest...

  1. 1 Brown the mince in a frying pan with a tbsp oil, then remove from pan. Add the soffritto mix to another tbsp of oil and 2 cloves of pureed garlic.
  2. 2 Add the oregano, smoked paprika and ground cumin, and cook for a further 3 minutes. Add the tomato puree and the ancho chilli paste cook for four minutes.
  3. 3 Then, add the beef stock, the chopped tomatoes, the kidney beans and the mince and gently simmer for 30 minutes. Serve with sweet potato jackets, sour cream, fresh coriander and jalapenos.

And the rest...

4 Reviews

  • Sjrneien

    And mend n

  • Popey

    More like bolognese

  • Daintydoris

    The carrot in this is all wrong, it’s like eating an odd tasting Bolognese and it lacks depth of flavour. I added extra spices, seasoning and tomato purée and cooked for a while longer which did improve things. The children liked it, but unfortunately it doesn’t have the ooomph for the adults.

  • Kirsty

    This is a favourite meal in our house. We have it with home made tortilla chips, yum